John Kline

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John Kline
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Chairman of the House Education Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byGeorge Miller
Succeeded byVirginia Foxx
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2017
Preceded byMark Kennedy
Succeeded byJason Lewis
Personal details
Born
John Paul Kline, Jr.

(1947-09-06) September 6, 1947 (age 72)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Christine Lewis (Divorced)
Vicky May Sheldon
ChildrenKathy
Dan
Alma materRice University
Shippensburg University
AwardsLegion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal (3)
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Presidential Service Badge
Navy Commendation Medal
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps
Years of service1969–1994
RankColonel
Battles/warsVietnam War
Operation Restore Hope

John Paul Kline, Jr. (born September 6, 1947) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota's 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2017. A member of the Republican Party, Kline was the Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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